Category: Contests/Calls

Interesting calls for work or contests I’ve heard about

Time for another 3 Day Novel…

Here I am again with no real outline and just a character and I am afraid that there won’t be a way forward. Though, there always is. That is the deepest joy of this weekend for me. Just letting the words flow out onto the page. Side-stepping, faking out, freaking body-slamming, my inner-critic into submission. It’s exhilarating!

A beLATEd 2015 3Day Novel Weekend Wrap-up

Hullo World Finally typing up my post 3day notes… I made this note on Sept 9, 2015. Wow and wow and wowzi-wow.  This may have been the best 3Day Weekend ever! I need to write up a blogpost for Future Me to look back… Continue Reading “A beLATEd 2015 3Day Novel Weekend Wrap-up”

Twas the night before 3Day…

Pam can’t sleep… 3Day Novel Contest (2015) starts at mid-night tomorrow!

Dear Holly…

The power of chocolate prevails! Pam finally FINISHES and submits a story somewhere! This post includes links to the contest, and to a lovely short story by Holly Bruns AKA – she who brings chocolate and inspiration.

A Great Day in the Trenches: Working on a Story

Pam preps for the 3day Novel Contest by… working on a story for ANOTHER CONTEST. Much thanks here to those who offered feedback on a story in progress. (And a link to a great Arthur Slade post)

Two Weeks til GO TIME: Pam’s Top Five Tips for the Three Day Novel Contest

A video I made in 2014 – with my top-five tips on “How to prepare for the 3Day Novel Contest”

On the other hand…. What if there IS a SECRET FORMULA for crafting a well-made story?

So…. Just because I KNOW that outlining / pre-planning  doesn’t really work for me, doesn’t stop me from continuing to seek…. THE SECRET FORMULA for writing the best possible thing that I can during the 3 Day Novel Contest.  Or any time. After alla… Continue Reading “On the other hand…. What if there IS a SECRET FORMULA for crafting a well-made story?”

Courting the Muse: Learning to listen to your Self in the face of all those “How to Write a Novel in Ten Easy Steps!” tipsters

18 days til the 2015 Three Day Novel Contest. Pam is busy courting her Muse and offers some words of support to herself and to others who need a break from the “How to Write a Novel in Ten Easy Steps” bull-dooey.

Und now for something completely different…. Another 3 Day Novel Post

Tis time again, the Pamster said, to talk of many things…. especially the 3day Novel Contest and a rather NOVEL idea of how to play this year. Wish me well. Wish me wise. Wish me words tumbling tumbling tumbling.
With some wild SHAMANIC drumming thrown in to warm our blood.

VIDEO: Pam’s Top 5 Tips for 3DNC Prep (with Mulligan)

Pam (AKA Mulligan) lays out her top 5 tips for prepping for the 3Day Novel Contest (held each Labour Day weekend)

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